Grosses

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Again on Wednesday with $3.89 MillionJuly 24, 2014 07:15 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes added $3.9 million yesterday for a 42 percent week-to-week decline, giving the sequel $152.4 million domestically in its first 13 days. Apes is running 33 percent ahead of the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal reports that The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.6 million on Wednesday, off 28 percent from the day before. The thriller sequel has tallied $39.3 million in its first 6 days, or 6 percent less than its 2013 predecessor.

Planes: Fire and Rescue dropped just 9 percent to earn $2.1 million on Wednesday. The animated Disney sequel has totaled $23.8 million in its first 6 days, 20.5 percent less than last year's first flick.

Sex Tape accounted for $1.5 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day haul of $19.65 million. The R-rated comedy is lagging behind the pace of 2011's Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction slid 39 percent from last week to $1.2 million yesterday. Michael Bay's fourth franchise entry has amassed $230.8 million domestically up to this point, overtaking X-Men: Days of Future Past ($230.79 million) as this summer's top domestic grosser so far.

Daily Domestic Gross Sat, Jun. 30 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jun. 30 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ratatouille$16,976,4873%3,940--$4,309$33,428,7311Disney
2Live Free or Die Hard$12,727,11721%3,408--$3,734$38,267,0571Fox
3Evan Almighty$5,744,22013%3,63632$1,580$56,351,4442Universal
41408$3,981,2389%2,73355$1,457$37,421,8222MGM / Weinstein
5Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$3,638,41930%3,424-539$1,063$112,245,2883Fox
6Knocked Up$2,864,68824%2,665-310$1,075$120,160,8125Universal
7Ocean's Thirteen$2,476,04331%2,903-547$853$100,405,5694Warner Bros.
8Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$1,983,16132%2,162-640$917$294,223,7786Disney
9Shrek the Third$1,039,31421%2,066-756$503$312,968,5517Paramount / DreamWorks
10Surf's Up$912,63211%2,503-806$365$53,043,9804Sony / Columbia